Female MC’s

Five for July (and a few extra)

June came and went in the blink of an eye, whilst the site was having a bit of a makeover. And it’s looking very handsome I’m sure you’ll concur….So here’s the pick of the crop of summer so far: a few long players, and some smoking tracks for your barbecue.

Words […]

July 13th, 2015|Music, No Hype Just Pure Dope|0 Comments

Heroines of Hip Hop – Rah Digga

Second in an occasional series, celebrating the many women who’ve earned their place in the hall of greats:
Is Rah Digga on YOUR list of the best MC’s of all time?

No? Then like she said on the track, Made MC, your list was dyslexic.

Rah Digga is hard enough, smart enough […]

February 16th, 2015|Heroines of Hip Hop, Music, Opinion|0 Comments

Five for 2015: No Hype Just Pure Dope

Words by Vicky T

New year, time to blow out the cobwebs and refresh the playlists.

If there’s one thing worse than listening to people who know nothing about hip hop banging on about how rubbish hip hop is, it’s listening to people who haven’t bought a hip hop record since […]

January 13th, 2015|Music, No Hype Just Pure Dope|0 Comments

Heroines of Hip Hop – Queen Latifah

Words by Vicky T

Coming home from watching ‘Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap’ for the second time, for the second time I found myself asking the question:

 “What happened to all the women?”

Now, don’t get me wrong I like the film (a lot) and let’s face it, a cast list […]

November 16th, 2014|Heroines of Hip Hop, Music|0 Comments

The Top 5 Current Female UK Hip Hop MCs

* Words by Vicky T

Female MC’s seem to be finding their voice in the UK, producing tracks that are conscious and thoughtful, incisive and steely, or just downright infectious. Once I started thinking about this, whittling it down to five was a nightmare; there’s a lot of women who are […]

October 19th, 2014|Music, No Hype Just Pure Dope|0 Comments